Compound ‘A’ was prepared by oxidation of compound ‘B’

Question:

Compound ‘A’ was prepared by oxidation of compound ‘B’ with alkaline KMnO4. Compound ‘A’ on reduction with lithium aluminium hydride gets converted back to compound ‘B’. When compound ‘A’ is heated with compound B in the presence of H2SO4 it produces the

fruity smell of compound C to which family the compounds ‘A’, ‘B’ and ‘C’ belong to?

Solution:

Compound ‘A’ belongs to the carboxylic acid.

Compound ‘B’ belongs to alcohol.

Compound ‘C’ belongs to an ester group.

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